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posted on September 30th 2007, at 21:54
by lunarg
Update: AMD and Microsoft have released patches to fix the TSC-drift problem. Read page 2 to find out where to get them.

The latest and newest in CPU technology is dual-core: this means having two CPUs on a single chip. Like real multi-processor (SMP), this greatly enhances processing power, among other benefits.
Unfortunately, there's a downside, called TSC-drift, causing serious trouble with certain applications and games.


random crashes: random crashes, which get worse the longer the computer is running. An application with logging usually complains about differences in "times".

sluggish performance: the performance of the application/game becomes very sluggish  ...
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